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Forum: Injuries 05-09-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,386
Posted By James Taft
Chris. I do BJJ and I started to get a similar...

Chris. I do BJJ and I started to get a similar knee pain except mine is at the top of the patella. It feels like a tenderness at the top point of the patella. After doing BJJ for a little bit it...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,422
Posted By James Taft
You need to make friends with some Rangers over...

You need to make friends with some Rangers over at the 75th Ranger Regiment. When I was there alot of us did CrossFit in the mornings or after work (6:00pm+). They have two great gyms with pretty...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2005, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,534
Posted By James Taft
Lincoln is quickly becomming the Martha Stewart...

Lincoln is quickly becomming the Martha Stewart of the CF community! Great Job
Forum: Exercises 09-13-2005, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,339
Posted By James Taft
A good way to determine your correct squat stance...

A good way to determine your correct squat stance (i.e. distance between feet) is to do some vertical jumps and after a few stop and check your foot position on the landing. This is basically the...
Forum: Starting 08-29-2005, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,132
Posted By James Taft
Chris, Team Week prep suggestion. Get...

Chris,

Team Week prep suggestion. Get yourself some thick handle Dumbbells, or make some. Pick a moderate weight. Go rucking and carry the dumbbells as far as you can (Farmer Walks). If...
Forum: Injuries 08-08-2005, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,798
Posted By James Taft
Brad, I thought I had posted a follow-up,...

Brad,

I thought I had posted a follow-up, but I guess I closed out the browser before I posted. Well, visit two went extremely well. Same adjustments. I am about 90-95% at the moment. The...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2005, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,608
Posted By James Taft
http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/26/12681.j...

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/26/12681.jpg

This is what it looks like. World of difference for those folks having full extension due to the original fat pad.

Jim
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,608
Posted By James Taft
OK. I'll post an answer to my own question. ...

OK. I'll post an answer to my own question. Just got back from the bike shop and bought the necessary stuff to make the seat switch. If anyone out there has an airdyne and doesn't like the seat,...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2005, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,608
Posted By James Taft
Has anyone ever messed around with switching the...

Has anyone ever messed around with switching the seat out on their airdyne bike. I really like the airdyne but the seat is so wide and fat that I have a hard time extending my legs all the way...
Forum: Injuries 08-03-2005, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,798
Posted By James Taft
Sean, Sorry you feel that way about chiro,...

Sean,

Sorry you feel that way about chiro, but I thought it worked pretty good for a first time visit. I am going back tomorrow for round two. Hopefuly, I can get further relief. I am still...
Forum: Injuries 07-31-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,798
Posted By James Taft
Dave, I agree. My medical...

Dave,

I agree. My medical coverage/procedures are a little different in the military, so I got the X-ray & MRI throught the DOC and the chiro after the results came back. If you don't have...
Forum: Injuries 07-31-2005, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,798
Posted By James Taft
Just wanted to share a little success with...

Just wanted to share a little success with everyone. Hopefully, this will help some of you out there who are suffering from back problems and are running out of places to turn.

I hurt my mid-back...
Forum: Exercises 07-31-2005, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,620
Posted By James Taft
Got to love those old school strength guys. Good...

Got to love those old school strength guys. Good resource. Thanks Chris

Jim
Forum: Exercises 06-18-2005, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,798
Posted By James Taft
Brad, I read an article on Tyler Hass' site...

Brad,

I read an article on Tyler Hass' site where he uses the JS Bands as a progressive way of working up to a BW planche.

- Pick the JS Bands by how much assistance you need
- Hook the...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-17-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,537
Posted By James Taft
Jason C., I am surprised you didn't...

Jason C.,

I am surprised you didn't recognize me! It's Jim from Fayetteville. Looks like you guys are moving along with CF NC that's awesome! I am still down at Ft. Benning with the 75th,...
Forum: Exercises 06-13-2005, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,627
Posted By James Taft
This may be a good time to work on rings, L-sits,...

This may be a good time to work on rings, L-sits, HSPUs, Walking Lunges, Tabata Squats, etc. Achilles tendon tears are no joke and you are probably better off taking your time with a good recovery...
Forum: Exercises 05-05-2005, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,800
Posted By James Taft
Anybody out there have any experience with Scott...

Anybody out there have any experience with Scott Sonnon's Body Flow material? I saw a little bit of the second tape and it looks like some pretty neat stuff to play around with. Any thoughts on...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,822
Posted By James Taft
Jigsaw and a wood chisel is a good way to cut and...

Jigsaw and a wood chisel is a good way to cut and knock out two nice chunks for a hand hold well....
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2005, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,508
Posted By James Taft
http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/26/8870.jp...

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/26/8870.jpg

Straight from MAR WOD's. This is what you see on many military installations.

Jim
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2005, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,382
Posted By James Taft
You can take your PVC parallettes and sand the...

You can take your PVC parallettes and sand the hand hold portion down slightly with drywall grade sand paper to make the PVC pipe slightly rough to the touch and then as you apply chalk you will...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-25-2005, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,537
Posted By James Taft
Jason. Are you working with Jason Culbreth out...

Jason. Are you working with Jason Culbreth out of Raleigh? If not, he is really into CrossFit as well and located in the Triangle. Maybe you guys could share ideas.

Jim
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2005, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,682
Posted By James Taft
Chris, I used 4 pieces (4' x 6') of "press...

Chris,

I used 4 pieces (4' x 6') of "press board." This is similar to particle board but looks like wood chips pressed really tight together. This is the type of plywood most construction...
Forum: Nutrition 12-20-2004, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,886
Posted By James Taft
Excellent question...anyone?

Excellent question...anyone?
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2004, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,987
Posted By James Taft
Eric. Thanks for the article. I did notice that...

Eric. Thanks for the article. I did notice that my thick handled dumbbells (iron mind) did rust after the first couple of times using them (I forgot to wipe them down after a hard workout). I used...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,987
Posted By James Taft
Thanks for the all the adice fella's. Nick I...

Thanks for the all the adice fella's. Nick I will check out that website. Thanks

Jim

Need to maintain the investment you make!
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